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American politician who served in the U.S. House of Representatives
Source : Tim DOWLING
Sebelius was born in Norton, Kansas, and grew up in the community. He attended Fort Hays State University and graduated in 1939. He earned a law degree from George Washington University in 1942 and returned to Norton to practice law. He served on the city council and as mayor. He also served in the Kansas State Senate He became active in the Republican Party and ran for a U.S. House seat previously held by Bob Dole in 1968. He served for twelve years and was not a candidate for reelection in 1980. He died at age 66 and is buried in Norton. His son, K. Gary Sebelius, is a federal magistrate judge and the husband of former Democratic Kansas Governor and current United States Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius.
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